2018 Arizona Revised Statutes
Title 28 - Transportation
§ 28-3319 Action after license suspension, revocation or denial for driving under the influence or refusal of test; ignition interlock device requirement; definition

Universal Citation: AZ Rev Stat § 28-3319 (2018)

28-3319. Action after license suspension, revocation or denial for driving under the influence or refusal of test; ignition interlock device requirement; definition

A. If, pursuant to section 28-1321, 28-1381, 28-1382, 28-1383, 28-3320 or 28-3322, the license of a driver or the driving privilege of a nonresident is suspended or revoked, the department shall not terminate the suspension or revocation or issue a special ignition interlock restricted driver license, if applicable, pursuant to chapter 4, article 3.1 of this title until the person provides proof of financial responsibility pursuant to chapter 9, article 3 of this title.

B. If, pursuant to section 28-1321, 28-1381, 28-1382, 28-1383, 28-3320 or 28-3322, an unlicensed resident is denied a license or permit to operate a motor vehicle, the department shall not issue a license or permit until the person provides proof of financial responsibility pursuant to chapter 9, article 3 of this title.

C. If a person whose license or driving privilege is suspended or revoked pursuant to section 28-1321, 28-1381, 28-1382, 28-1383 or 28-1385 is ordered, pursuant to section 28-1381, 28-1382, 28-1383 or 28-1385, to attend alcohol or other drug screening, education or treatment, the department shall not either:

1. Terminate the suspension or issue a special ignition interlock restricted driver license, if applicable, pursuant to chapter 4, article 3.1 of this title until the person provides proof from the treatment facility that the person has completed or is participating satisfactorily in alcohol or other drug screening, education or treatment.

2. Issue a new license or a special ignition interlock restricted driver license, if applicable, pursuant to chapter 4, article 3.1 of this title to operate a motor vehicle after the revocation until the person provides proof from the facility that the person has completed the court ordered program.

D. On receipt of a report of conviction from a court for a violation that involved intoxicating liquor or that specifically requires the installation of a certified ignition interlock device, the department shall require any motor vehicle the convicted person operates to be equipped with a functioning certified ignition interlock device and the convicted person to meet the requirements prescribed in section 28-1461 as follows:

1. For twelve months if:

(a) Except as provided in subsection G of this section, the person is convicted of a violation of section 28-1381, section 28-1382, subsection A, paragraph 1 or section 28-1383, subsection A, paragraph 3, subdivision (a).

(b) The department determines that within a period of eighty-four months the person is convicted of a second or subsequent violation of section 28-1381 or section 28-1382, subsection A, paragraph 1 with a prior conviction of a violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383 or an act in another jurisdiction that if committed in this state would be a violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383.

2. For eighteen months if the person is convicted of a violation of section 28-1382, subsection A, paragraph 2.

3. For twenty-four months if:

(a) The person is convicted of a violation of section 28-1382, subsection A, paragraph 2 and the department determines that within a period of eighty-four months the person has a prior conviction of a violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383 or an act in another jurisdiction that if committed in this state would be a violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383.

(b) The person is convicted of a violation of section 28-1383, subsection A, paragraph 1, 2 or 4 or paragraph 3, subdivision (b).

E. The requirement prescribed in subsection D of this section begins on the date of reinstatement of the person's driving privilege following a suspension or revocation or on the date of the department's receipt of the report of conviction, whichever occurs later.

F. A person who is required to equip a motor vehicle with a certified ignition interlock device pursuant to this section shall comply with chapter 4, article 5 of this title.

G. The department shall defer the remainder of the time period prescribed in subsection D, paragraph 1, subdivision (a) of this section commencing with the later of six months from the date the interlock was installed or the completion of the requirements of this subsection if all of the following apply:

1. The person is sentenced pursuant to section 28-1381, subsection I.

2. The person successfully completes an alcohol education program consisting of at least sixteen hours pursuant to section 28-1381.

3. The person has maintained a functioning ignition interlock device on all motor vehicles the person operates and has met the requirements of section 28-1461.

4. The person has not attempted to operate a vehicle with an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more two or more times during the period of license restriction or limitation.

5. At the time of the offense, the person was not involved in a motor vehicle accident that resulted in physical injury or property damage.

6. All necessary compliance information has been provided to the department by the ignition interlock device provider, the alcohol screening program and the alcohol education program.

H. The deferment pursuant to subsection G of this section is permanent, unless the person is arrested for a violation of section 28-1381, 28-1382 or 28-1383 that occurs during the period of the deferment. If the person is arrested as described in this subsection, the department shall revoke the deferment and require the person to complete the remainder of the time period prescribed in subsection D, paragraph 1, subdivision (a) of this section.

I. Notwithstanding any other law, the department shall reduce the length of time that a person is required to have a functioning certified ignition interlock device installed in a motor vehicle pursuant to subsection D of this section by the length of time that the person is incarcerated in a jail or prison facility for a violation of section 28-1381 or 28-1383 that did not involve intoxicating liquor.

J. For the purposes of this section, " certified ignition interlock device" has the same meaning prescribed in section 28-1301.

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